Shirley A. Beehler, 91, of Elkhart, passed on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Greenleaf Health Campus. She was born May 28, 1927 in Goshen, to Elvin and Mary (Bemenderfer) Bittinger. She married Wilton Ellett in 1955. He preceded her in death in 1956. She then married George Beehler in 1957. George preceded her in death in 2015.
Shirley was a book keeper for Rollie Williams Paint Spot from 1959 until her retirement in 2007. Prior to that she was a stenographer for Adams & Westlake for 13 years. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, traveled the Globe, bowled for many years, enjoyed playing cards, and especially loved spending time with her family.
Surviving is her Daughter, Cynthia Caillouette (Paul), Jupiter FL., Son, Jeffrey Ellett Beehler (Teresa), Edwardsburg, MI, Sister, Nancy Taylor, Elkhart, Grandchildren, Spencer Beehler, Kevin Caillouette, Christina Caillouette, Crystal Prior (Mike), Great Grandchildren, Cash and Lacie Prior.
Visitation will be Monday, December 10, 2018 from 4-7 PM at Hartzler Gutermuth Inman Funeral Home. Funeral Service is 3 PM Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Funeral Home, with entombment to follow at Rice Cemetery.